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Licensed Practical Nurse

Avon, CT, USA Req #825
Friday, March 31, 2023

Oak Hill is seeking a highly motivated and dynamic Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to assist in maintaining and improving the health and wellbeing of individuals by monitoring health status and providing appropriate treatments to individuals with Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities to enable their highest quality of life in terms of their physical, emotional, and mental health while adhering to Oak Hill’s policies and procedures.  This person will inspire others and make a life changing impact while achieving professional growth and personal fulfillment.  Oak Hill sets the standard, partnering with people with disabilities, to provide services and solutions promoting independence, education, health, and dignity. This role will help expand Oak Hill’s ability to identify and address diverse needs within the community. Along with the individuals we serve, Oak Hill is committed to empowering our staff. When you join our team as an LPN, our team will support you to reach your career goals. We offer professional development, tuition reimbursement, and career pathways that allow you to develop your career while an Oak Hill employee.

About the position:

The LPN at Oak Hill’s Avon Classroom works 40 hours/week, Monday thru Friday 8:30am-4:30pm (8) a range of services for individuals based on their needs. This includes but is not limited to personal care, vocational services, supervision within the classroom, and other tasks based upon their individual goals. Applicants with no experience and interested in entering the direct care field with a desire to serve people with disabilities are encouraged to apply to this position.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Licensed Practical Nurse Certificate
  • At least age 18
  • Valid driver’s license
    1. Some LPN positions work with children below the age of 21.  These children are students and may need transportation to and from school or you may work in a classroom environment.  If so, you may be required to hold a  Public Service license (PSL).  If obtaining a PSL with a “V“endorsement is required during the initial employment period, this is facilitated through Oak Hill. The “V” endorsement is required for operation of a student transportation vehicle, transporting students to and from school, including vehicles transporting special education students. Applicants or holders of a public passenger endorsement must have an acceptable driving record.


  • Generous Paid Vacation, Sick, and Personal Time, Plus Paid Holidays
  • Affordable Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits (Oak Hill pays 50% of your medical deductible)
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan (Oak Hill contributes 5% at no cost to you)
  • Free and Low-Cost Life Insurance Options and Free Long-term Disability Insurance
  • Excellent Professional Development Opportunities; Tuition Reimbursement; Career Pathways
  • Staff Recognition and Appreciation
  • Paid Training, Education, and Certification as necessary (including CPR training)


  • Provides and receives timely, effective, respectful, appropriate, and courteous verbal and written communications.
  • Provides physical and emotional care to the individuals including assisting with personal care, hygiene, and laundry/clothing.
  • Provides health care per instructions of physician, RN, or other approved staff
  • Providing teaching to individuals in personal Hygiene, grooming, behavioral conduct, dietary nutrition, and feeding.
  • Assures implementation of life saving measures, emergency procedures, lifting equipment, individual transfers.
  • Nutritional support: escorting and monitoring individuals at mealtime, serving food in keeping with required food consistency
  • General housekeeping
  • Coordinating and leading social and recreational activities as well as shopping for food and clothing.
  • Transportation of individuals
  • Collaborating internally and externally to resolve conflicts, obstacles, and challenges, seeking guidance from managers and team members as needed.
  • Provide support to the manager by modeling teamwork, accountability, responsibility, and appropriate behavior.

We support equality for and advancement of all people, based on their qualifications and actions alone, without regard to color, gender, age, religion, national origin or disability.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly